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A proposal for a medical marijuana dispensary on Clapp Street was met with some trepidation by community members at a recent meeting hosted by the John W. McCormack Civic Association and the group’s regular civic meeting.

Aidan O’Donovan and his... Read more

Only five days remain until the Sept. 26 preliminary election for Boston’s municipal offices. Voters citywide will be asked to choose one of four men on the mayoral ballot, which includes incumbent Martin J. Walsh. The top two finishers will advance to... Read more

The Fairmount Line is unique in the MBTA's commuter rail system, running almost entirely within Boston and serving a ridership that is primarily black and Latino.

Dorchester Rep. Evandro Carvalho wants the MBTA to experiment with changing... Read more

Officials announced Friday that a 30-year-old Dorchester man is being charged with two homicides that took place in the neighborhood last Sunday — a double-... Read more

A woman is dead after a shooting last night inside of a three-decker home at 11 Santuit St. Boston Police were called to scene in the St. Mark's area of Dorchester around 10:20 p.m., according to neighbors.

Boston Police have not yet... Read more

A father and son riding motorcycles were shot on the Southeast Expressway near Neponset Circle on Sunday evening, State Police said. Officials said Monday morning that they located the SUV sought in connection with the shooting.

The two riders... Read more

Updated Sept. 13, 2:55 p.m. with the victim's identity -- A man in his 20s was fatally shot Tuesday morning inside a Stoughton Street barbershop between Uphams Corner and Jones Hill, police said.

The shooting at 114 Stoughton St. was reported... Read more

A 29 year-old Mattapan man who allegedly shot into a group of people after an early-morning fight in the Theatre District has been charged with murder. Kiewann Watson was ordered to be held without bail during his arraignment today in Boston Municipal... Read more

Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, set Americans on edge over the weekend as officials in Boston cast a wary eye on a rally planned for Boston Common this Saturday.

In a letter Monday, anti-racism groups called upon Boston Mayor Marty Walsh... Read more

The shooting deaths of two men in Dorchester Wednesday night brings the number of homicides in Boston to 31 so far this year, up from 23 at the same time... Read more


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